The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Max's Law

“Max’s Law” bill to give more access to state buildings passes House

A bill that would establish the installation of changing tables for adults and children in publicly-funded buildings passed the Oklahoma House Tuesday.
affordable housing

Proposed affordable housing cuts raise questions about housing security

A House bill by Rep. Kyle Hilbert, R-Bristow, and Sen. Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, seeks to cut tax incentives for affordable housing construction.
Mayor David Holt

Proposed OKC mask ordinance sets up to $500 fine for noncompliance

A special virtual meeting of the City Council for the City of Oklahoma City is set for Friday at 1:00 p.m. to take up a proposal for a new mask ordinance.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust ousts ICE, moves forward on CARES spending

The Jail Trust passed a narrow vote to kick ICE out of the Okla County Jail and agreed on a path to spend CARES money before Dec. 31.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Okla County Commissioners continue to hear public on CARES Act money

Thursday, the Oklahoma County Budget Board and Board of County Commissioners both met to address spending on health and safety measures
Utilities disconnection

Oklahoma City to resume water disconnects in February

In Feb, the Utilities Dept of the City of Oklahoma City will resume disconnecting water services to customers who have not paid for service.

Oklahoma County Commissioners to consider ending Jail Trust

Now, the whole idea of a Jail Trust seems to be in question for Oklahoma County Commissioners who will meet Monday morning at 9 a.m.
Oklahoma City Police

OKC Police Dept fires officer citing ‘complete lack of integrity’

The Oklahoma City Police Department fired Devin Frazier as a sworn officer on May 14 citing a list of violations of departmental policy.

Former OKC Police HQ – Municipal Courts building being demolished

The building that formerly held the Oklahoma City Police Department Headquarters and the municipal courts is currently being demolished.
Congressional redistricting

Southside OKC legislators angry at congressional district carve-out

Especially southside Oklahoma legislators are upset that the whole south side of Oklahoma City has been carved out and place in CD3.